The program will help address the drastic increase in the number of children in need of services, or CHINS, cases.
A judge has ruled that IBM Corp. owes Indiana $78 million in damages stemming from the company's failed effort to automate much of the state's welfare services.
A state senator wants to expand the number of people who are eligible for welfare.
The program provides lower-income pregnant women, moms and children access to healthy foods sold at farmers markets and roadside stands.
Rep. Terry Goodin, D-Crothersville, last week crafted an amendment to a health care bill that would allow the state to randomly drug test welfare recipients.
Starting in March, able-bodied Hoosiers without dependents will need to be employed or attend a job training program to continue receiving SNAP benefits.
The legislature has voted down a bill three years in a row that would drug test welfare recipients, but some legislators say they will continue to propose it.
A measure that aimed to require drug testing for welfare recipients
The Indiana legislature passed a number of key issues this year, many of them controversial.
Some measures that passed the legislature this year include a reduction of the business personal property tax and changes to the state's criminal code.